Installed the player and engine both from the AUR:
yaourt -S acestream-player
When I click on an AceStream PlayNow link, it opens a new blank tab on Firefox and shortly after ACE player HD (VLC) opens but nothing happens after that. If I copy the stream URL it won’t let me paste it in AceStream player?
Did you make sure the plugin is enabled in Firefox?
You might also possibly need to disable or remove preload.sh from loading on start up, I’ve found this can sometimes cause issues with certain plugins.
I found this for you as well:
[quote]You’re probably going to want to add a handler for your browser, so that when you click an AceStream link, it will be opened up in the AceStream player.
To do this click on any AceStream link in your browser, and when the Launch Application dialog displays, click to choose an application. Next, navigate to /usr/bin/ and select acestreamplayer. Click Open and your stream should start playing in the external AceStream player. You can also choose to have the browser remember this, so that in future, all acestream:// links launch directly in the player when clicked.[/quote]
I said I used chrome not chromium, Firefox and chromium currently do NOT support DRM content under Linux. This may be why you cant get the player to work. Google Chrome and the new version of Opera are the only web browsers currently supporting DRM content under Linux.